LegacyLogo This activity is funded, in part, by appropriations from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State's general fund, and its arts and cultural heritage fund that was created by a vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Project Grants

CMAB Fiscal Year starts July 1, 2013 and ends June 30, 2014

The Central MN Arts Board provides Arts and Cultural Heritage Project Grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, and units of government for strategic work to increase access to the arts.

Organizations may apply for up to $6,000 with a 30% match requirement for any one project or not more than $6,000 in any one grant round.

Organizations have to option to apply for up to $8,000 with a 50% match requirement one time in any of the three grant rounds.

Who can apply:

  • Arts nonprofit 501(c) (3) organizations or arts groups without nonprofit designation that have the arts as a primary focus using a fiscal agent
  • Nonprofits that do not have arts as a primary focus, such as schools, senior centers, community education, cultural groups and colleges for arts focused activities
  • Local governments located in Region 7W (city, township and county) for arts focused activities
Dancing With Many Voices 2013


Wed., August 7, 2013

Application DEADLINE:
Rnd 1: Wed., September 11, 2013
Rnd 2: Wed., November 13, 2013
Rnd 3: Wed., March 12, 2014

*DRAFT Review
Requests no later than:

Rnd 1: Wed., August 21, 2013
Rnd 2: Wed., October 23, 2013
Rnd 3: Wed., February 19, 2014

BOARD Review Date:
Rnd 1: Wed., October 9, 2013
Rnd 2: Wed., December 11, 2013
Rnd 3: Wed., April 9, 2014

Project Grant
$6,000 Request Guidelines

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  Project Grant
$8,000 Request Guidelines

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Final reports are also completed online.
For instructions on how to create an account and how to use the
online grant system, Watch the Applicant Tutorial.

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